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Data Science Intern - Research
Posted on 2/28/2021
INACTIVE
Locations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Management
Marketing
R
SQL
Python
MATLAB
Operations Research
Requirements
  • Programming proficiency in R, Python, or Matlab; SQL, linear models; basics of applied probability, optimization, and machine learning methods
  • Pursuing a BS or MS in (Applied) Math, CS, Statistics, Economics, Industrial Engineering/Operations Research/Management Science
  • Nice to have an understanding of factor models, time series and stochastic processes; advanced optimization and/or machine learning
  • Ready to work within 15 months of internship
Responsibilities
  • Develop models underlying our financial automation and investments products
  • Conduct empirical statistical analysis on relevant data and develop actionable insights
  • Collaborate with other teams (product, engineering, marketing) to commercialize new products and enhance existing products
  • Contribute to the development of research infrastructure for modeling, optimization, backtesting, and analytics to ensure an efficient and robust research process
Wealthfront

201-500 employees

Automated investment service form
Company Overview
Wealthfront's mission is to build a financial system that favors people, not institutions. They want to help democratize access to sophisticated financial advice
Benefits
  • Free lunches, snacks, coffee
  • Receive 1:1 mentorship
  • Caltrain pass, an additional transportation stipend, and relocation bonuses
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Discretionary time off policy and offer 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage